McCleskey family papers
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McCleskey family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: McCleskey family
Title: McCleskey family papers
Dates: 1892-1941, undated
Quantity: 0.63 linear ft. (one document case; one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS784

Biographical/Historical Note

From the late 1800s to the mid-1900s, members of the McCleskey family resided in the north Atlanta area. John David McCleskey (1870-1925) farmed land in Chamblee, Georgia. Fatally injured in an automobile accident, he was survived by his wife and seven sons. All seven sons remained in the Sandy Springs and Atlanta, Georgia, area. One of the sons, Jesse Eugune McCleskey, served as a Fulton County Deputy Sheriff. Another son, Roy G. McCleskey, bought and sold real estate throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area.


Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of various business, personal, and legal documents related to members of the McCleskey family. Included are real estate deeds, receipts, business correspondence, and tax statements of John David McCleskey. In addition, this collection contains papers and receipts of John David McCleskey's wife and sons, including Jesse Eugene McCleskey's certification as a Fulton County Deputy Sheriff. Also included are Roy G. McCleskey's personal records of his education at Fulton County High School and Georgia School of Technology, his real estate ventures, tax statements, receipts, insurance policies, and personal and business correspondence.


Index Terms

Commercial correspondence
McCleskey, Jesse Eugene, 1901-1981
McCleskey, John David, 1870-1925
McCleskey, Roy G.
Real estate--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

McCleskey family papers, MSS 784, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1988

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2014.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

Fldr

11McCleskey Family School Records, 1897-1957
 
2John David McCleskey tax and mortgage statments, 1894-1913
 
3John David McCleskey farming and financial statements, 1896-1913
 
4John David McCleskey receipts, 1892-1914
 
5John David McCleskey business correspondence, 1897-1916
 
6Minnie McCleskey, 1905-1918
 
7Glenn McCleskey, 1913
 
8John Pierce McCleskey, 1918
 
9Jesse Eugene McCleskey, 1932
 
10Hubert McCleskey, 1939
 
11Earl Lamar McCleskey, 1932
 
12Roy G. McCleskey, 1926-1931
 
13 Roy G. McCleskey Welchel accident, 1926-1931
 
14Roy G. McCleskey - Kipplinger Washington letters, 1941
 
15Roy G. McCleskey, 1940
 
16Roy G. McCleskey correspondence, 1940-1941
 
17Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1941
 
18Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 

Box

Fldr

21Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
2Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, undated
 
3Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
4Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, undated
 
5Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
6Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, undated
 
7Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
8Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
9Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
10Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
11Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
12Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
13Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1942
 
14Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
15Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, undated
 
16Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
17Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
18Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
19Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1940
 
20Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1941
 
21Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1941
 
22Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, 1941
 
23Roy G. McCleskey Real Estate records, undated
 
24Roy G. McCleskey interior design, 1941